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  Dumont, Mario
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AffiliationAction démocratique du Québec  
 
NameMario Dumont
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Rivière-du-Loup, Québec , Canada
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Born May 19, 1970 (47 years)
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Nov 05, 2008 07:01pm
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InfoMario Dumont is a politician in the Province of Quebec, Canada. He is a Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA), and the leader of the Action Démocratique du Québec/Équipe Mario Dumont (ADQ).

Dumont was a former President of the Parti libéral du Québec's Youth Commission, but had a falling out with the party due to its opposition to Quebec sovereignty. He and Liberal party insider Jean Allaire played a central role in the creation and development of the ADQ after the 1989 Quebec election. He succeeded Allaire as leader after the latter resigned for health reasons.

Dumont was elected as an ADQ member of the National Assembly for Rivière-du-Loup in the 1994, 1998 and 2003 elections. Dumont holds a Bachelor in Economics from Concordia University (1993) and completed some graduate work at the Université de Montréal.


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Sep 01, 2009 08:00am General Mario Dumont braces for career as TV host  Article Monsieur 
Feb 25, 2009 08:00pm News Mario Dumont to host current affairs show on Quebec TV  Article Monsieur 
Dec 09, 2008 10:00pm Speculative Is Ottawa in the cards for Dumont?  Article Monsieur 
Dec 08, 2008 09:00pm News Dumont to step down after ADQ defeat  Article Jason 
Nov 05, 2008 07:00pm Election Guide ADQ's Dumont clinging to job  Article Monsieur 
Feb 21, 2007 09:00pm Election Guide After years on the sidelines, ADQ's Dumont ready to come in from the cold  Article Monsieur 

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  12/08/2008 QC National Assembly - Rivière-du-Loup Won 51.77% (+24.78%)
  12/08/2008 QC Premier Lost 5.60% (-47.20%)
  03/26/2007 QC National Assembly - Rivière-du-Loup Won 58.47% (+30.18%)
  03/26/2007 QC Premier Lost 32.80% (-5.60%)
  04/14/2003 QC Premier Lost 3.23% (-58.06%)
  04/14/2003 QC National Assembly - Rivière-du-Loup Won 57.23% (+33.47%)
  11/30/1998 QC Premier Lost 0.81% (-59.68%)
  09/12/1994 QC Premier Lost 0.80% (-60.80%)
  00/00/1994 Leadership Race - Action démocratique du Québec Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CAN House of Commons - Popular Vote - Jan 23, 2006 CPC Conservative Party
Quebec Sovereignty Referendum - Oct 30, 1995 YES Yes